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  • A New Addition!

    Hi everyone! It’s been ages since I added to my blog, there never seems to be enough hours in a day. So what’s been happening and what’s new? Well mum’s health took a turn for the worse, hence the fact that new tutorials aren’t happening as fast as I’d hoped. She’s a tough old bird […]

  • New year, new tutorials

    Hi Everyone! It’s a bit late coming but Happy 2017! Here’s hoping it’s going to be good one for all of us. Wasn’t last year mad? We very sadly lost so many well loved actors, musicians, writers etc. David Bowie’s passing hurt especially, he was a such a big part of my teenage years. Here’s […]

  • A new tutorial!

    Well it’s been a while since I last posted because I’ve been so busy and the good news is there’s a new intermediate level tutorial available http://beaddistinct.co.uk/product/pickles-the-cat-brooch-tutorial-intermediate/ . This is my most detailed tutorial to date with 50 steps. It’s a pretty little gemstone ‘Cat’ brooch that I’ve named after my very first pet, Pickles and offers […]

  • News of future projects

    Hi everyone! Well the free tutorial Word Search is now over. I hope you enjoyed it and got your free tutorial. Please post photos of your finished piece on the Beaddistinct Facebook page as I would love to see them and it’s great for others to see the feedback. So! Did you get right answer? […]

  • IT’S FREEBIE TIME!!

    *EDIT* Sadly the time for this giveaway is passed. This tutorial is no longer available for free but can still be purchased from the store as normal for £4.00. Hi folks! Exciting news! For one week only, until midnight of Tuesday 8th March 2016, there’s another chance for you to claim a *FREE* intermediate level, […]

  • Looking forward

    Good morning everyone! Well the competition for the free Ankh tutorial is now over. I hope you all enjoyed your free tutorial. Thank you very much to the people that have sent feedback so far and if anyone else has completed their Ankh pendant I would love to see photos so please feel to post […]

  • *COMPETITION TIME!!!*

    *EDIT* Sadly the time for this giveaway is passed. This tutorial is no longer available for free but can still be purchased from the store as normal for £4.00. Hi Everyone!  Exciting news, I’m offering a *FREE* tutorial in this months competition. Everyone can enter and no purchase is necessary. All you have to do is […]

  • The design process

    Good morning everyone! Well I’m laid up in bed with a badly sprained ankle at the moment. This accident occurred while on live tv at Jewellery Maker………………………yep! live tv! Brilliant! No one does clutz quite like me lol. So there I am sat on a stool making up my challenge design on the show. I’m […]

  • Fab Feedback!

    Wow this is great! I’m already getting feedback for the tutorials on my FB page. It’s so kind of you to take the time to do this for me and of course all feedback, including constructive criticism, is extremely important to any business. This how all companies improve and grow, so please continue to post […]

  • Newly Added!

    Hi everyone! I’ve just added two new tutorials to the website, a wire wrapped cabochon pendant and a prong set moonstone ring. I designed these a few months ago and have been asked by a lot of my FB friends to make tutorials for them. Well here they are as promised, I hope you enjoy […]

  • A New Season

    Good morning everyone! Well there’s a definite nip in the air in the mornings now isn’t there. Autumn has arrived and for us jewellery creators that means it’s time to get out there with the camera and capture all the beauty that nature has to offer. This is definitely my favourite season, I just love […]

  • Busy week ahead!

    Yep! I’m going to be a busy bee over the next week, well weeks really but this week in particular. I’ve got some new tutorials to sort out and I should be getting the kits to make up for the show I’m doing for Jewellery Maker on the 20th October (1-5 pm). Hope you can […]